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Whistleblowers Fight Over SEC Award


Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized It was predictable someone would submit a phony whistleblower claim, and I suppose it was predictable there would be a fight over an actual award, like co-workers diving for a share of proceeds from an office pool lottery ticket. In a case filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, […] Read more →

by   |   September 4, 2014

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SEC Denies Confidentiality Request for Form 13F

Investment Advisers The SEC has denied an institution manager a confidential treatment request related to Form 13F because the request had only conclusory allegations. According to the SEC: The... Read more →

by   |   September 4, 2014

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OCC Specifies ‘Heightened Expectations’ for Board of Director Oversight Responsibilities for Large Banks

Banking The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, or OCC, has adopted guidelines, issued as an appendix to its safety and soundness standards regulations, establishing minimum... Read more →

by   |   September 3, 2014


SEC Fights Off Phony Whistleblower Submissions

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As might have been expected, some will go to great lengths to claim they are entitled to a whistleblower reward based on suspect evidence.  An example is this Commission order... Read more →

by   |   August 29, 2014